We have an official update from the city regarding the early morning fire at Med Mix on 23rd and Union.
Seattle Fire Investigators have determined the incident was an incendiary fire, meaning one that is intentionally set.The Seattle Police Department Arson Bomb Squad investigated the scene, which is protocol with intentionally-set fires. The fire originated in the exterior storage area behind the restaurant.
The fire wreaked an estimated $90,000 in damage, though there were no injuries in the blaze.
We’ve inquired whether SPD thinks the Med Mix fire is related to the recent string of arson fires in the area; they said they do not see any connection at this time other than proximity.